Tag Archives: Google Maps

Google Tests Clickable Hotel Prices In Map View

Google is now testing displaying hotel price labels directly in the map view for your local searches on mobile. This was first spotted by our man Sergey Alakov who shared it on Twitter. Normally, the map just shows icons and pins of where the hotels are located...

Google My Business Adds Photos Notifications

Marissa Nordahl, the Community & Social Media Manager at Google My Business announced in the Google My Business Help forums that Google is adding new notifications for Google My Business listings...

Google Maps Local Panel Tests Highlight Icons

Sergey Alakov spotted yet another Google Local test, this one in the local knowledge panel for a business listing. The business panel shows...

Google Tests Removing Pricing From Hotel Listing Results

Google hotel listing results typically show you the price of the stay based on when you are going to be staying. But it seems Google is testing removing the pricing on their hotel listings. Sergey Alakov spotted this and posted about it on Twitter...

Join Google’s John Mueller Live In A Webmaster Hangout Today In Mountain View

It is one thing to partake in the Google webmaster hangout office hours events over YouTube Live hangouts but it is another thing to do it sitting inches away from Google's John Mueller...

Google Maps Ads Are Popping Up Now?

Joy Hawkins, one of the niche local SEOs in our field, posted on Twitter that she saw on Google Maps that Google automatically popped up an ad on the map for a local result...

Google Test Local Reviews By Traveler Type

This may be one of the largest Google local reviews tests I've seen from Google in a long long time. Of course, this was spotted by Sergey Alakov and not just posted on Twitter but also on his blog, which is rare for Sergey...

Google Tests 3 Ads In The Local Pack With A Carousel Interface

August 2016, Google introduced ads in the local pack. That was one single ad at the top of the local results when you do a search that has local intent...

Google Tests Reviews Tab On Local Knowledge Panel

Our friend Sergey Alakov spotted yet another Google local test, this one is Google testing a tab approach to showing reviews on local knowledge...

Google Adds More Granular Review Filtering In Local Listings

Sergey Alakov was again, the first, if not one of the first, to spot this local reviews change - where when you see a local pack in the Google results, you can now filter those listings by reviews in a more granular manner. So now you can filter by half stars instead of just full stars...